On Monday, Iranian forces have warned a UK warship’s crew against putting their “life in danger” during seizing of an oil tanker, report source.
The audio message was followed by aerial video footage of warship expected to be the HMS Montrose, which the UK Defense Ministry claims have now been linked in the Gulf Water by another warship, the HMS Duncan.
Am Iranian Naval Officer were heard saying, “British warship Foxtrot 236, this is Sepah navy patrol boat: you are required not to interfere in this issue.”
An Officer onboard the UK warship was quoted saying, “This is British warship Foxtrot 236: I am in the vicinity of an internationally recognized strait with a merchant vessel in my vicinity conducting transit passage.”
The Iranian Naval Officer replied, “British warship Foxtrot 236, this is Sepah navy patrol boat: don’t put your life in danger.”
Iranian state TV has also released records of another incident on July 10.
A British officer can be heard saying that “this is British warship Foxtrot 236, go ahead.”
The Iranian officer responded by saying, “British warship Foxtrot 236, this is Sepah Navy warship… your tanker British Heritage under my control. You are ordered do not interference in my operation.”
On July 11, the UK said that three Iranian vessels have attempted to “impede the passage” of the “British Heritage” commercial oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
Tension has aroused in the region for weeks, with the United States President Donald Trump has called off an airstrike on Iran over its draining of a US “Spy” drone.
Tehran has recommended the seizing of July 19 of Stena Impero was in response for the UK Royal Marines Gibraltar authorities have arrested an Iranian oil tanker in the Mediterranean Sea.